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Meaning of LOWER CLASS

Pronunciation:  'lawur klas

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the social class lowest in the social hierarchy
  2. [adj]  occupying the lowest socioeconomic position in a society
 
 Synonyms: blue-collar, low-class, non-U, proletarian, propertyless, upper-lower-class, wage-earning, working-class
 
 Antonyms: middle-class, upper-class
 
 See Also: class, lowborn, social class, socio-economic class

 

 

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 Related Terms: bourgeoisie, cog, common people, common run, common sort, commonage, commonality, commonalty, commoners, commons, creature, flunky, follower, hoi polloi, inferior, junior, laborers, lightweight, linendrapers, lower classes, lower middle class, lower orders, lumpen proletariat, masses, middle class, middle orders, ordinary people, pawn, peasantry, plain folks, plain people, proletariat, rank and file, second fiddle, secondary, shopkeepers, small tradesmen, subaltern, subordinate, the lower cut, the other half, the third estate, third stringer, toilers, toiling class, underling, understrapper, upper middle class, vulgus, working class, working people, yes-man
 

 

 

 

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